Lao Migrant Youth Increasingly Looking for Work in China
Young people from the northern provinces of Laos are increasingly moving across the border to China in search of jobs and higher wages.Facing limited prospects at home, youth from Laos’ remote mountainous regions choose to become undocumented economic migrants in China’s neighboring Yunnan province, where ...
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UNDP-ILO Report compares labour migration processes between Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Thailand
Regular labour migration yielded more positive outcomes than irregular channels between Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Thailand, says a new study by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).More ...
International Organisation for Migration membership announced
The nation has become a member of the International Organisation of Migration (IOM), with the country’s membership announced at the Second special session of the Council of IOM held in Geneva last week. More ...
Laos considers eVisa service
NAKHON PHANOM, 28 June 2018: Lao PDR is considering a proposal to introduce an eVisa by the end of the year, or possibly in early 2019, according to a tourism official attending the Mekong Tourism Forum.More ...